XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Trauma in Changing Societies:
Social Contexts and Clinical Practice

10-13 June 2015 Vilnius, Lithuania


IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Airline “Air Lituanica” ceases its operations from May 22, 2015. Information for passengers who have booked their flights via “Air Lituanica” is available here.


The fastest way to reach Lithuania is by plane. The main airports are in Vilnius and Kaunas cities. The direct flights are available from all main cities in Europe as well as from any bigger city in the world with just one or a few connecting flights through the main international airports in Europe: Copenhagen, Prague, Riga, Frankfurt, etc.

Getting to Vilnius center from the International Vilnius airport
Vilnius Airport (“Oro uostas” in Lithuanian) is just 7 km (12 min by car) away from Vilnius Old Town. Please find the distance in the map.

Taxi service
For your convenience the Conference Secretariat will be at your disposal for a taxi service reservation for reaching your hotel or any other place in Vinius center. In order to reserve a taxi please contact a Secretariat by e-mail secretariat@estss2015.eu.

How to reach Vilnius center by bus
No. 1 – to the railway station, runs every 30-50 minutes;
No. 2 – through the centre of the city, runs every 10-20 minutes.
Bus times are available at bus stops or on the website www.stops.lt
Tickets for buses can be bought on a bus or you can buy an electronic travel card at any newspaper kiosk.
Ticket prices:
- when it is bought on a bus – 1,00 €;
- for 30 min journey in a newspaper kiosk – 0,64 €;
- for 60 min journey in a newspaper kiosk – 0,93 €.

For more information please visit Vilnius airport website.

How to reach Vilnius center by train
Distance from the airport to Vilnius Railway station is about 5 km, the journey takes up to 8 minutes. Trains run approximately every 60 minutes. The routs and schedule can be found at www.litrail.lt. Tickets can be purchased on the train or at Vilnius Railway Station. Ticket price – 0.72 €.



Lithuania has a well developed network of roads. There are two European Highways, with branch lines, Via Baltica (Helsinki – Warsaw, part of the E67 Highway that runs to Warsaw and Prague) and West – East (Klaipeda – Moscow). The traffic is right hand in Lithuania.

Speed limits
- 50km/h in towships
- 80 km/h outside the townships
- 100/110/130 km/h on a highway according to a road type and season

Parking on pavement is forbidden unless the signs tell otherwise. Parking usually is paid, you can pay in the nearest parking automaton. The payment value depends on the parking lot place.

Automatic gas stations serve customers all 24 hours. They accept cash in banknotes as well as credit cards.


There is a choice of international bus lines connecting Vilnius with other European cities. There are direct buses to Lithuania (Vilnius) from Belarus, Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, Norway, Latvia, Poland, Estonia, Russia, etc. Please find the routs and buy the tickets on the Lux Express website or on the Eurolines website.

Please do not hesitate to contact Conference Secretariat for any help regarding your travel to Lithuania. We stay at your disposal for any questions or requests you may have.